York ENT Audiology hearing aid screening

Benefits of Visiting an Audiologist for Proper Hearing Aid Testing and Fitting

York ENT Surgical Consultants presents “Benefits of Visiting an Audiologist for Proper Hearing Aid Testing and Fitting” a video blog about the benefits of getting properly fitted and tested by an audiologist for a hearing aid device as oppose to a “blind” online or retail store purchase. Audiologist, Nadine Reed explains how the advanced degrees…

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Benefits of a Remote Microphone for Hearing Aid Users

York ENT Surgical Consultants presents “Benefits of a Remote Microphone for Hearing Aid Users” a video blog about the use of remote microphones to help hearing aid users with difficulty hearing. Audiologist, Nadine Reed explains the benefits of using a remote microphone for hearing aid users in environments that have a lot of background noise—such…

Forgetfulness linked to hearing loss

Getting forgetful? Maybe it’s your hearing.

It has long been known that hearing loss can affect not only a person’s ability to communicate but it can contribute to depression, social withdrawal, mental fatigue, and stress. Recently, studies have found a new concern for untreated hearing loss: memory and concentration. A study done at Johns Hopkins by Dr. Frank R. Lin and…

Why Are Two Hearing Aids Better than One?

The following is a typical scenario of a patient undergoing a full hearing test and hearing loss is identified in both ears. Audiologist: I will explain the results of today’s audiologic testing and discuss how your hearing loss may be impacting your daily communication. Mr. Jones: Great! Audiologist: Today’s testing shows that you have hearing…

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Remote Microphones: For Those Who Have Difficulty Hearing with Background Noise

The most frequent complaint audiologists hear from patients is the difficulty understanding speech in the presence of background noise.  Most hearing aids are adequate in a quiet room, but in a restaurant or dining hall people struggle to hear their companions at the table. The noise is often louder than the speaker, making it very…